A vaccine that has been developed under the supervision of the Chinese Military is now slated to begin testing on Canadian soldiers, according to Canadian Member of Parliament (MP) Cheryl Gallant, who is against the plan.
Ms. Gallant posted on her website along with a petition:
“I note with concern China is using its military personnel as test subjects for the Ad5-nCoV vaccine developed with funding from Canadian taxpayers.
Until a vaccine for Covid-19 has been approved after all phases of testing are complete, members of the Canadian Armed Forces must not be forced or coerced into having it administered.
As you know, Canada has a history of using soldiers as test subjects dating back to the First World War.
Before our serving members of the military are given any vaccine for Covid-19 , Parliament must be recalled.
A full examination of the facts through democratic debate is needed prior to any vaccine being administered to Canadians.”
News that the vaccine developed under the supervision of the Chinese military has already been approved for human testing in Canada, raises the concern that Canadian Military members will be ordered by the Trudeau government to be human guinea pigs for the new vaccine.
The vaccine, developed with taxpayer funding, was approved for human testing before all phases of testing are complete.
In China, the Ad5-nCoV COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use on members of the Chinese military only. China has declined to disclose whether vaccination will be mandatory or optional.
Canadian military members should not be used as test subjects for the Ad5-nCoV vaccine given the green light for use in members of the Chinese military.
As the MP for the last home of the proud Canadian Airborne Regiment that was scapegoated by former PM Jean Chretien during the infamous “decade of darkness” era of Liberal military cutbacks, veterans in my Riding, have bad memories.
During the Canadian Airborne Regiment’s final deployment to Somalia, soldiers were administered an experimental treatment, mefloquine, which is used as an anti-malaria drug. Its use is now the subject of a lawsuit that was filed against the Canadian government in the spring of last year. Soldiers who were administered the drug report side-effects today more than 25 years after they were inoculated.
Coincidentally, other anti-malaria drugs are being tested to see if they can prevent infection with COVID-19.
Ms. Gallant is the MP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke.
Accolades to you Cheryl from the colonies.